Girish Mathrubootham, founder and CEO of Freshdesk, shares with Tech in Asia just what it took to succeed globally, in the course of a chat about its latest US$50 million series E round of funding.
Tiger Global, Accel Partners, and Google Capital have just pumped $50 million in a fresh round of capital into customer support software-maker Freshdesk from India.
The services marketplace scene is heating up in India with most marquee early stage investors taking a bet on the space.
The company aims to expand its presence by 2X to reach 200 cities and localize experiences.
Since launching in 2008, 99designs has been on an upward trend. Right now, it has around 1 million registered designers, to which over US$110 million has been paid out.
Both the hyperlocal grocery delivery services are in expansion mode, one from Gurgaon near Delhi in the north, and the other from Bangalore in the south.
Just a few years back, you couldn’t think of buying furniture online in India. But now CapriCoast has raised $1.25 million seed capital to sell modular kitchens online.
PropTiger will use the startup’s expertise to build a design studio that will innovate for better user experience.
One year after attracting seed funding, the specialist online tea store just got US$6 million led by Accel Partners India.
The new fund, Accel India IV, will invest in very early stage startups and those already in the growth trajectory.
Chennai-based ChargeBee provides businesses with an easy plug-and-play interface to accept online payments and manage all billing needs.
Uber put Ola and other local on-demand taxi services in India under intense pressure in a price war after entering India in 2013. TaxiForSure found it hard to keep up, so a merger works out better for...
Uber already has an uphill ride, trying to comply with radio taxi license rules in India. And now the road’s getting steeper with two of its main rivals merging.
Sequoia tops a list of investors with most number of portfolio companies in the billion dollar valuation club. Accel has seven unicorns, and it invested early in as many as five of them.
Australian startups don’t typically see that kind of money. Invoice2go is Accel's fourth major Australian investment, alongside Atlassian, 99designs and Ozforex.
With nearly 400,000 listings, CommonFloor is one of the top property portals in India. Co-founder Sumit Jain shares the story of hurdles, pivots, and triumphs
Just two months after securing US$10 million in series B round of funding, Indian cab aggregator TaxiForSure has just secured an additional US$30 million.
Can Flipkart be India's Amazon? That's a moot point as Flipkart has another benchmark. US$1 billion funding puts it in the same position as Alibaba in 2005.